Miep Gies Dies; Helped Hide Anne Frank's family

Miep Gies, who helped hide Anne Frank's family during World War II, died Monday January 11, 2009. She was a month shy of her 101st birtday.

According to Main Online, "Miep was Anne's confidante and the last of the handful of 'helpers' who enabled the Franks to hide for nearly two years before their capture. Her death is the final chapter in a tragic, but inspirational story."

The holocaust brought out among the worst that humanity has ever seen, along with some of the bravest people who ever lived.

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